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Sociologist. Blogs at https://t.co/uhL3UsqYet

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@victorerikray The company is named after a system of crystal balls that were infiltrated by evil and used to corru… https://t.co/6w8O1UMOooEarly in grad school, I had a friend who told me "Marxists and MBAs know the same things, the latter just think it… https://t.co/PkeigrOJBL
Retweeted by Dan Hirschman @SarahDamaske Oh no, they just have a really good FAQ and we don’t! I tell applicants to read it because most depar… https://t.co/1Zhs3lUWDvBig news! Today's the public launch of the Climate Social Science Network (@ClimateSSN). It's a new global network… https://t.co/2IIRH3q9rv
Retweeted by Dan Hirschman🚨 INBOX: Chief medical offices for 110 of Michigan's 137 hospitals have issued a joint statement about #COVID19 gro… https://t.co/Xp53LbIXih
Retweeted by Dan Hirschman @SarahDamaske Duke FAQ: https://t.co/wfC0adv92L @SarahDamaske I’ve got a form email for responding to these where I thank them for their interest, let them know th… https://t.co/ohoyXBahlp"On Oct. 20, the Washtenaw County Health Department issued a stay-in-place order for University of Michigan undergr… https://t.co/thhHxjCBfM
Retweeted by Dan HirschmanThat is, UM's CSTP opt-in surveillance testing program is telling a story that contradicts other data sources. Ther… https://t.co/ykvZfCTI14
Retweeted by Dan HirschmanBoth the number of symptomatic people and the % positive tests for them have gone up. Infections are spreading. Goo… https://t.co/am3ywlvIm4
Retweeted by Dan HirschmanMany of us (e.g. @geo3550) said that @umich's surveillance testing strategy would be severely flawed because of it'… https://t.co/xMYagvDSKF
Retweeted by Dan Hirschman @KatinSATX @BlerdMommy (Just in case you were curious!) @KatinSATX @BlerdMommy Wiki’s source for it is a claim from this: https://t.co/w5PaZqxRGW @KatinSATX @BlerdMommy That makes sense! Do you see it much before the 1880s? @KatinSATX @BlerdMommy This was a claim from the ever dangerous Wikipedia that I quickly checked on Google Books fo… https://t.co/RXW3WwDYqaAnd apparently one of the first ever uses of the term was "race riot" was a post-hoc justification for the massacre… https://t.co/rvj0nHUWVzIn 1898, white racists enraged by the success of an interracial populist political alliance, led a violent coup in… https://t.co/1DCq4Jw5aB @kevinbaker "Tenser, said the Tensor. Tension, apprehension, And dissension have begun."The old Jim Crow. https://t.co/gYTmeg8j7N
Retweeted by Dan HirschmanWhy would news outlets even *report* the death of a clinical trial participant who got a placebo? I am also not rec… https://t.co/37f29IyN2P
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10/22
2020
If you're not following the surreal interactive cultural experience that is Blaseball, this legal brief from the Wi… https://t.co/ncD5GSX5deHi @Reuters Some people could see this without realising that (as stated in the article) the volunteer took the p… https://t.co/bt1KER00mL
Retweeted by Dan Hirschman @Prof_deLeon @Prof_Kennedy @geo3550 @UMich @meddiss I remember getting the pitch about how UM was so progressive, a… https://t.co/ZTPYxZaBuo“we don’t want to be right—we want to be safe.” I’ve never been prouder of my former union, nor more disappointed i… https://t.co/7LTjuiE6gH
10/21
2020
GEO is here for accountability, not threats, but apparently it's much easier to find a scapegoat than to accept res… https://t.co/d7vgN9cAmh
Retweeted by Dan HirschmanA short story of the bond between a graduate student and her AI 3d printer. One for the cyborg fans out there. https://t.co/XKA18sO6YD @fetner @FreedenOeur @victorerikray @epopppp I feel seen. Also, I believe we've just reproduced the plot of "Press Here". @MonicaHakimi Schlissel's email says that most in-person classes, absent something special like labs, will now go remote.
Retweeted by Dan HirschmanThe university is basically shutting down most in-person activities for undergraduates. It's basically a concession… https://t.co/rMkO6AnSPN
Retweeted by Dan HirschmanNew public health ordinance in Washtenaw County (containing Ann Arbor) is best understood as an anti-partying measu… https://t.co/wLdoDs25PYThe kicker: "The Graduate Employee Union went on strike for several days at the beginning of the semester, protesti… https://t.co/UcY4FbxRvSI can't believe these things are happening simultaneously. https://t.co/jjFmSTRY3R
Retweeted by Dan Hirschman"between 1950 and 1980, the gap between the median wages of Black and White workers in the South narrowed by approx… https://t.co/xwfndoMNqjSo remember @umich agreeing to increased transparency and improved communication channels in response to the concer… https://t.co/XY30oKslCX
Retweeted by Dan Hirschman"Classified by wealth, every quintile of Black households saw declines in their net worth. Middle-quintile Black ho… https://t.co/dYSWnCnBg9What are your favorite/must-cite articles or books on the increasing adjunctification of higher ed?
Retweeted by Dan Hirschman @NBedera Reading "Credible Threat" got me thinking about how the sum total of all the abuse and violent threats I'v… https://t.co/kLzLYtJCBNRe: COVID: What I don't get about the rhetorical move where ppl who want more things open present it as if only the… https://t.co/sDMILg3bpm
Retweeted by Dan HirschmanI was once asked to straighten my hair to represent my employer in public. But I can see how the biological imperat… https://t.co/uVseojuXtF
Retweeted by Dan HirschmanYodeling. Motorcycle rally. Football. Bars. (Rose Garden parties.) These are the activities that, it has been deter… https://t.co/iC0U1YgIbf
Retweeted by Dan Hirschmanhey does anybody want to be a lead data scientist, if so hit me up
Retweeted by Dan HirschmanMen of academia--you know the rest of us notice when you tweet things that low-key endorse or defend sexual harassm… https://t.co/He3BKPdFmZ
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10/20
2020
Using alternative assessments is causing me to notice how much administering exams is about controlling the instruc… https://t.co/ofE9jqUGrI
Retweeted by Dan HirschmanExperts, Publics and Trust During the Pandemic: Sociological Perspectives — Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Trust and Mist… https://t.co/SnVJCbhrra
Retweeted by Dan Hirschman @territaylor @bonnierok That’s my read as well: trying to impress without time to test, plus not really understanding the dish. @jt_kerwin Right, the second L should be reserved for multicollinearity. @allergyPhD (Intro soc being a weird class that could potentially cover almost anything, I wanted to make a space f… https://t.co/oj6EZ6TDBZ @allergyPhD (For my book club bit, I was thinking of having a list of ~10 books, and having every student pick one… https://t.co/Qs8MEK8wPR @allergyPhD Oh interesting, so part of the book club is shared by the whole class and part is shared only with thos… https://t.co/uqhyTkBbnl @allergyPhD What's the 1/2 book club model? Apologies if you've already written this up! I've been toying with a st… https://t.co/C813A9enFeOK sociology/education twitter, help me out please? I could use some research on the inequality-exacerbating effect… https://t.co/0NtbIPhV3a
Retweeted by Dan HirschmanAside: If you usually teach the SPE in a micro-orgs context to get at the power of roles and situations through a v… https://t.co/hqW1DvdXdf(Many of these criticisms are old, but this paper brings in newly-accessed archival records to solidify the case and expand it.)The Stanford Prison Experiment was "an incredibly flawed study that should have died an early death." New evidence… https://t.co/0zh7es3T3VAnd yet, Ortiz shows that *because* this explicit racism was online, most respondents minimized it: "I wouldn’t cal… https://t.co/N0bws4kl3HThis article makes the striking and important observation that young adults today grew up online, and on the intern… https://t.co/f6JkqDE0dj"Because their experiences were online, respondents often defended the rights of others to be racist, using freedom… https://t.co/rEG80wXpxu @ethanschoolman This is a great take, and also that so many SW fans failed to understand Han’s arc was so frustrating.Everyone in academia who tweets things that the right might not like should read & save this thread. https://t.co/UvLdmYnYEW
Retweeted by Dan Hirschman @JonathanHorowi1 Presumably NSF SED, but not sure.policy-based evidence-making https://t.co/JDjCvzuhya https://t.co/frrnsc9PiP
Retweeted by Dan Hirschman @lulusouzaleao Especially if you looked at just tenured...Bravo, ⁦@NicholasGuyatt⁩! “1619, Revisited.” https://t.co/FFn8ELRA31
Retweeted by Dan HirschmanExcellent new article by the amazing Lisa Buchter about how insider activists provide “implementation resources” th… https://t.co/nbwKSDw9iV
Retweeted by Dan HirschmanI knew Brown was historically quite bad on racial diversity of both faculty and graduate students but seeing this c… https://t.co/EzuGy5D9y8 @TrevonDLogan @berkeleyecon For comparison, here's the data for sociology programs at the same universities https://t.co/YncUOKftJj
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10/19
2020
"“I am very troubled on this Sunday morning that there will be people who will get sick and perhaps die because of… https://t.co/EHaIdKwlnaRedlining worked: "cities and towns appraised by HOLC became far more segregated than cities and towns ignored by H… https://t.co/Zjn5q1cY2T
10/18
2020

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